Goodness in a sentence

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Definition of Goodness

  • The quality of being good in any of its various senses; excellence; virtue; kindness; benevolence; as, the goodness of timber, of a soil, of food; goodness of character, of disposition, of conduct, etc.
  • moral excellence or admirableness
  • that which is pleasing or valuable or useful

How to use goodness in a sentence. Goodness pronunciation.

Ah, the green fields, the soft grey skies, the quiet vale, the brave, self- respecting, toiling millions, the beautiful sense of law and order and goodness!
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Egypt, industrial in a real sense; Egypt, paying her own way without tyranny and loans: Egypt, without corvee, and with an army hired from a full public purse; Egypt, grown strong and able to resist the suzerainty and cruel tribute-that touched his native goodness of heart, so long, in disguise; it appealed to the sense of leadership in him; to the love of the soil deep in his bones; to regard for the common people-for was not his mother a slave?
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This, I believe, upon Enquiry, will appear to be no unjust Censure; tho' at the same time, _Madam_, I must freely own to you, that I think it a most amazing thing, that the _Ladies_ (at least those who make any Pretensions to Virtue and Goodness) should ever be seen at the last of these Places; where they find themselves so scandalously treated.
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It is significant that Turgenev has nowhere in all his novels portrayed a mother who combined intelligence with goodness.
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The essential goodness of a woman's heart is fertile soil for an orator, whether he speaks from the platform or in a conservatory.
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It is even more incoherent than "Le Crime et le Chatiment," but breathes much of the same lovely goodness, and has passages of power.
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The "lovely goodness" that Stevenson found in Dostoevski's "Downtrodden and Oppressed" shines in this story with a steady radiance.
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But he is a faithful interpreter of Russian life, and although his art was objective, one cannot help feeling the essential goodness of the man behind his work, and loving him for it.
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Surely such a statement is an impeachment of both the wisdom and goodness of God.
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He is now in a good position, and sends a request to friends to thank God with him for this two-fold goodness of the Lord.
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When the marriage had been decided, nothing was spoken of at the court but the youth, grace, and native goodness of the new Empress.
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The world will never know how much sensibility and compassion Josephine felt for the sorrows of others, and all the treasures of goodness contained in her beautiful soul.
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This woman of angelic goodness, who had fallen into a long swoon on learning her sentence of repudiation, and who since that fatal day had dragged out a sad life in the brilliant solitude of Malmaison; this devoted wife who had shared for fifteen years the fortunes of her husband, and who had assisted so powerfully in his elevation, was not the last to rejoice at the birth of the King of Rome.
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Yet her actual goodness of heart saved her from ever feeling ashamed of the Morgans.
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Half a year ago, she would have held her head very high in such company; now the simple goodness of the old-fashioned girls made an appeal to her aching heart, and their homely talk soothed her exhausted brain.
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Himself a believer, though careless in the practice of forms, he was not disturbed by the modern tendency to look for morals apart from faith; he had not the trouble of reflecting that an ignorant woman is the last creature to be moralised by anything but the Christian code; he saw straight into the fact-that there was no hope of impressing Ada with ideas of goodness, truthfulness, purity, simply because she recognised no moral authority.
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I am sincerely grateful for your goodness; your generous intentions toward me touch me deeply, but in a question of honor I never reflect or hesitate.
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She will have sense, courage, and goodness.
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With a gesture of confusion and humility he took her hand, and smiled upon her with all the goodness and tenderness of his soul beaming from his face.
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There was so much of nature, and even of goodness in the accent with which he pronounced these words, that the Countess felt her heart half comforted from the oppression which had weighed it down.
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Examples of Goodness

Example #1
Could his gifts and labours not be used there?
Example #2
Could his labour and his skill, if he had any, not be used there?
Example #3
And, if riches could be got, as this pale Frank proposed, by less extortion from the fellah and less kourbash, so much the happier for all. He was capable of patriotism, and this Quaker dreamer had stirred it in him a little.
Example #4
To make the rich poorer would suit him well, so long as he remained rich.
Example #5
I am apt to think, that very few of 'em have read Mr. Collier's 'View of the Stage'; if they had, they would there see the _Corruptions_ of the Plays set in so clear a Light, that one would believe, they should never after be Tempted to appear in a Place where _Lewdness_ and _Obscenity_ (not to mention other Immoralities) are so great a part of the Entertainment; a Place that is now become the _Common Rendezvouz_ of the most Lewd and Dissolute Persons; the _Exchange_, (if I may so call it) where they meet to carry on the _vilest_ and _worst_ of Practices.
Example #6
But yet, it must be confessed, that there are others, (and those not a few) whose Lives are almost one continued Circle of Vanity and Folly.